Features March 2007 Issue

Rx for Success: Customize Your Cardiac Workout

Establish an exercise routine to help improve your health and reduce your risk of future cardiac events.

Your heart, like other muscles in your body, gets stronger with exercise. If you suffer from heart disease, it may be beneficial for you to establish a regular exercise schedule. Gordon Blackburn, PhD, an associate staff member in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic, provides helpful advice for cardiac patients hoping to develop an exercise plan.

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